College of Arts & Sciences News

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 5:01pm
They remember the sights and sounds of helicopters and trucks as the Ohio National Guard moved into their small college town. They remember the smell of tear gas. They remember the chants of the protesters against the Vietnam War and invasion of Cambodia. They remember the panic...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 5:20pm
Kent State University psychology professor John Gunstad, Ph.D., has received at grant of nearly $2.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to expand his Alzheimer’s disease research into a national study.
Shown is the augmented view of the Victory Bell on the Kent State University campus as it would have looked on May 1, 1970.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 2:01pm
Coinciding with the 50th commemoration of the events of May 4, 1970, Kent State University faculty members have received a grant for $175,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to launch an on-site augmented reality experience of May 4.
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 3:52pm
Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted and Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor Randy Gardner announced Thursday, Dec. 12, that Kent State University has been awarded a $2 million Choose Ohio First grant to support computer science and related fields and to strengthen Ohio’s workforc...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 4:27pm
Kudos to Dr. Francoise Massardier-Kinney and the Institute for Applied Linguistics for being awarded the Alexander Gode Medal from the American Translation Association in November 2019. This prestigious award is given in recognition of organizations and individuals for outstandin...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 2:51pm
Dr. James A. Tyner, professor of Geography and Dr. Mindy Farmer, director of the May 4 Visitors Center, collaborated to write, Cambodia and Kent State: In the Aftermath of Nixon’s Expansion of the Vietnam War. Described as an introduction to the issues and international context o...
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 12:21pm
On Nov. 15, Physics Professor Robin Selinger, Ph.D., a member of the Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University was elected to the American Physical Society (APS) Board of Directors. Her three-year term begins on J...
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 11:51am
The Department of Psychological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, in partnership with the national public radio affiliate WKSU 89.7 FM and the KSU Brain Health Research Institute, will host the first of a two-part distinguished speaker series...
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 11:54am
Kent State University’s College of Public Health is teaming up with the Department of Computer Science to develop and implement drug prevention infrastructure in Portage, Geauga and Lake counties.
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:20am
Once it begins, Alzheimer’s disease progresses systematically and aggressively, attacking victims on multiple fronts. But scientists studying the disease operate the same way – like Kent State University’s own Gemma Casadesus Smith, Ph.D.

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